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  • Becoming an Effective Primary History Subject Leader

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    Friday 13 October 2017 - Birmingham (St Martin in the Bull Ring) Monday 5 February 2018 - London (Venue TBC) Tuesday 5 March 2018 - Leeds (TBC) Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm Course Leader: Chris Trevor Price: HA members £150 plus VAT, non-members £200 plus VAT Book your place now via...

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  • Into Film Festival 2017 - bookings now open

    7th September 2017

    8-24 November - tickets free For three weeks in November the Into Film Festival will once again offer a host of free, education focused screenings, supported by teaching resources, for 5-19 year-olds all over the UK. This year one of our six dedicated strands is History In Action. History in Action Revisit key...

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  • Take Part in the Great Debate 2018

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    The Historical Association is inviting students to take part in the 2018 Great Debate: the historical public-speaking competition for sixth-form students in the United Kingdom and Ireland. This year's competition is being held in partnership with the UK Parliament's Vote 100 project. The Great Debate is divided into approximately 20 regional...

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  • A thousand years of the forging and re-forging of Britain: Insights into teaching thematic history for the new GCSE

    17th July 2017

    Academic research points to the best CPD outcomes that really develop classroom practice arising from CPD that takes place over several contact sessions. We are offering a unique opportunity for teachers to develop their teaching of thematic British History through a 3 part course in partnership with Justice to History....

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  • Doing History at University

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    Date: Wednesday 12 July 2017 Venue: University College London Time: 10am-4pm Cost: £5 per delegate Book your place via Eventbrite here... Following previous successful events at the universities of Oxford, Durham and Cambridge, we are pleased to announce the fourth annual Doing History at University event. This year, we will...

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  • Berlin Tour for UK History Teachers

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    The German Embassy London together with the Federal Foreign Office organises a professional development tour for British teachers of history to Berlin, Germany from  15 – 21 October 2017 (deadline for applications: 8 September 2017). The purpose of the trip is to give participants a wide-ranging impression of present-day Germany,...

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  • CPD: Critical Thinking in History & Geography

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    The Historical Association and Geographical Association are collaborating to provide FREE professional development in critical thinking and problem solving for schools. This is part of the British Council Connecting Classrooms Core Skills programme, offering new opportunities for teachers’ professional development plus the opportunity to develop international school partnerships. Critical thinking...

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  • HA Conference 2017 - Report

    18th May 2017

    The Historical Association Annual Conference is always an exciting time – an opportunity to listen to expert speakers, share ideas, discuss different approaches, learn something new, meet with  old friends, make new ones and generally embrace history geekdom. This year in Manchester was no exception. Over 350 people descended on...

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  • Great Debate Final 2017 - Report

    16th March 2017

    The much anticipated final of this year’s Great Debate was held on 11 March at the Imperial War Museum in London. After twenty fascinating talks and much deliberation from the judges, lead judge Professor David Stevenson announced that Hannah Boyle from Benton Park School in Leeds is this year’s winner...

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  • Are we there yet? Women as equals in a modern world

    8th March 2017

    For International Women’s Day and Women’s History month we are releasing our podcasts on: The Women’s Movement - Social and Political Change in the UK 1800-present. In the UK during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries women in organised groups began to challenge the world around them. They fought to be...

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